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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 11-05-2010, 09:59 PM
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OH MY GAWD!!!! i'm in love bro. what wheels are these????? where can i get them. Jesus Christ that's absolutely beautiful. One of the hottest set of wheels on a bimmer I've seen.

are they BMW?
edit: any more pics? at different angles? any on same color verts?
Thanks man
Yup, I have plenty of pictures, I will put them up.
These are V710 by VMR, talk to Cal at JleviSW to hook you up if your interested.
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Old 11-06-2010, 01:03 AM
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Old 11-06-2010, 04:00 PM
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Old 11-06-2010, 05:17 PM
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Old 11-08-2010, 03:48 PM
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I am brand new to the fest! I took some pictures, car isn't clean and not in the best place. Plan on detailing this week and finding a nice area to take better pictures. Also keep in mind i am not a professional photographer

sorry if the pictures are HUGE this is my first time posting pics.

I got my baby about a month ago. Gave me trouble with cooling system right away but got that replaced. I recently got a new hood and the m tech bumper, taking the fog lights in tomorrow to get put on. Also new is the Black Kidney grill and the orion v2. I installed the orions myself and did the kp technologies beep yesterday (I recommend that to anyone wanting a beep, very easy install), I also blacked out the turn signals on the tail lights.

Also just had it tinted, thankfully my uncle owns the zibhart in the area so he did it free for my birthday.

**I am open to any suggestions on the car.. what should I do, look out for. I really HATE my interior, what should I do to it to improve? Being a new member to the bmw family I can already tell this car is high maintenance, but that is fine because I am loving it so far, I was prepared for the job it is to own these amazing cars! Let me know what you think!
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Old 11-08-2010, 03:55 PM
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looks good. I would recommend getting some rims for that lovely 3er!. And some lowering/sport springs or entire suspension upgrade. Honestly the best modfication I did on my car was the suspension... it became a whole new world of driving after that.
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:02 PM
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Rims are definitely on the to do list. But I live in Indiana and winter is about to hit so I decided to wait until Spring. Would getting some 19" reps be frowned upon? Where did you get the suspension upgrade that might be something I want to do..
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:06 PM
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I am brand new to the fest! I took some pictures, car isn't clean and not in the best place. Plan on detailing this week and finding a nice area to take better pictures. Also keep in mind i am not a professional photographer

sorry if the pictures are HUGE this is my first time posting pics.

I got my baby about a month ago. Gave me trouble with cooling system right away but got that replaced. I recently got a new hood and the m tech bumper, taking the fog lights in tomorrow to get put on. Also new is the Black Kidney grill and the orion v2. I installed the orions myself and did the kp technologies beep yesterday (I recommend that to anyone wanting a beep, very easy install), I also blacked out the turn signals on the tail lights.

Also just had it tinted, thankfully my uncle owns the zibhart in the area so he did it free for my birthday.

**I am open to any suggestions on the car.. what should I do, look out for. I really HATE my interior, what should I do to it to improve? Being a new member to the bmw family I can already tell this car is high maintenance, but that is fine because I am loving it so far, I was prepared for the job it is to own these amazing cars! Let me know what you think!

awesome looking car!!!
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:11 PM
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:25 PM
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:31 PM
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I love the silver.. I wish mine was a coupe!
very nice car
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:11 PM
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looks good. I would recommend getting some rims for that lovely 3er!. And some lowering/sport springs or entire suspension upgrade. Honestly the best modfication I did on my car was the suspension... it became a whole new world of driving after that.
Ay what kind of suspension kit would you recommend for a 3.
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:23 PM
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Ay what kind of suspension kit would you recommend for a 3.
Depends on what kind of feel/performance your looking for. If you want all performance and don't care about a very stiff and harsh ride on the street. I'd go with Bilstein PSS9 or PPS10 coilovers. But switch out the springs with H&R racing springs.

If you want good comfort and ok sportyness... I'd just get a H&R touring cup kit.
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Depends on what kind of feel/performance your looking for. If you want all performance and don't care about a very stiff and harsh ride on the street. I'd go with Bilstein PSS9 or PPS10 coilovers. But switch out the springs with H&R racing springs.

If you want good comfort and ok sportyness... I'd just get a H&R touring cup kit.
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:49 PM
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I love the silver.. I wish mine was a coupe!
very nice car
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Old 11-12-2010, 07:37 PM
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Old 11-12-2010, 08:09 PM
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:25 AM
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@ STi lover: what color are those wheels? did it come out of the box or did you have it custom painted?
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:02 PM
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:03 PM
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@ STi lover: what color are those wheels? did it come out of the box or did you have it custom painted?
i believe those are hyperblack csl reps from vmr
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:07 PM
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i believe those are hyperblack csl reps from vmr
Honestly I'm not sure what color code they are. I bought them for a grand off a guy.I thought they were gunmetal but hyperblack as eatslessplax said could be the "actual color."
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:09 PM
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@ STi lover: what color are those wheels? did it come out of the box or did you have it custom painted?
Na not custom painted, they are bmw reps.
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:12 PM
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Honestly I'm not sure what color code they are. I bought them for a grand off a guy.I thought they were gunmetal but hyperblack as eatslessplax said could be the "actual color."
sorry about your $300 loss....
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Old 11-14-2010, 04:26 PM
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The wheels on that site are $699 each, not for all 4. And according to that site the 19's(which mine are) are $899 each. which totals up to be over $3500, for just the rims! i bought 4 brand new rims with brand new tires for $1000! They were only on the previous owners car for 3 months. Not one scratch! So what were u saying about my $300 loss?
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Old 11-14-2010, 04:34 PM
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The wheels on that site are $699 each, not for all 4. And according to that site the 19's(which mine are) are $899 each. which totals up to be over $3500, for just the rims! i bought 4 brand new rims with brand new tires for $1000! They were only on the previous owners car for 3 months. Not one scratch! So what were u saying about my $300 loss?

no, that is a set of wheels, an individual is $164 for 19's. so $899, which totals up to $899. and you got tires for $101 .... good deal, u didnt mention the tires. but nice try on the rims, they are $899 a set for 19's, but yours don't look like 19's... anyways, still a good deal with the tires.
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